Improvement capex

How long does it take to evaluate and improve newly acquired towers, and what does it cost?

Read this article to learn:

  • Is it worthwhile investing in evaluating existing towers?
  • Commonly encountered challenges (with photo illustrations!)
  • The cost and time taken for an example improvement capex project: reinforcement of a tubular tower
  • The possibility of ‘upgrading’ towers on paper, at the cost of the assessment and analysis

We’ve asked our friend Henrik Kamstrup at Intelli Towers to write a regular column in the TowerXchange Journal, explaining the economics of evaluating and upgrading cell sites. Our first assignment to Henrik was to share a sample “Bill of Materials” and manpower expenditure to upgrade a tower for multiple tenancies, juxtaposing what is typically invested…

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